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No. 37, Facing S.W. - New wing, Shaughnessy Hospital, Vancouver, B.C.

Photograph depicts construction on the new wing of Shaughnessy Hospital.

Flat gravel surface in foreground, sole car parked at edge; construction supplies in square fenced off area; five storey concrete building awaiting facing and installation of windows; cement funnel tower in front of building.

Title box in lower right corner reads: "NEW WING - SHAUGHNESSY HOSPITAL", "VANCOUVER, B.C.", "MERCER & MERCER, ARCHITECTS", "COMMONWEALTH CONSTRUCTION CO., LTD. GENERAL CONTRACTORS", "No 37", "Date MAY 15, 1959", "Facing S.W.".

Siwash Rock, Stanley Park

Photograph depicts Siwash Rock.

Rock formation separate from coastline in middle of image; small tree on top of formation; ocean and mountains in background.

Waiting room, addition to St. Paul's Hospital upon completion, Vancouver, British Columbia

Photograph depicts the finished additions to St. Paul's Hospital by Smith Bros. and Wilson Ltd. - General Contractors.

Four leather armchairs with upholstery studs positioned diagonally against wall in right of image; wall sconces and curtain tracks above chairs; reception desk in middle left of image; receptionist with short hair seated at desk; sign on desk reads "PATIENTS REPORT HERE"; row of visitor's chairs to left of desk; double swinging doors to right of desk.

Laboratory, addition to St. Paul's Hospital upon completion, Vancouver, British Columbia

Photograph depicts the finished additions to St. Paul's Hospital by Smith Bros. and Wilson Ltd. - General Contractors.

Laboratory room with two visible work stations; various bottles and beakers located at each work station; one female lab technician seated at work station; second female lab technician standing at sink in middle right of image.

Construction additions to St. Paul's Hospital diagnostic laboratory

Photograph depicts the construction of additions to St. Paul's Hospital.

Two story concrete building awaiting the installation of windows in middle of image; man and woman entering full parking lot in front of image; existing brick structure of the hospital in background.

Title box in bottom right corner reads "ST. PAUL'S HOSPITAL", "VANCOUVER, B.C." DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY", "GARDINER, THORNTON, GATHE & ASSOCIATES ARCHITECTS", "SMITH BROS. & WILSON LIMITED GENERAL CONTRACTORS", "NO. 1", "DATE JAN. 2, 1962", "FACING N.E."

Construction of the new laundry building, St. Paul's Hospital

Photograph depicts construction of the new Laundry Building at St. Paul's Hospital.

Two story concrete structure; wooden ladder on right side of building; three construction workers visible on roof; wooden boarding in front of structure; sign beside building reads "ST. PAUL'S HOSPITAL LAUNDRY BUILDING", lists additional information, such as Architectural Engineers, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, General Contractors, and Architects.

Title box in bottom right corner reads "ST. PAUL'S HOSPITAL", "VANCOUVER, B.C." NEW LAUNDRY BUILDING", "GARDINER, THORNTON, GATHE & ASSOCIATES ARCHITECTS", "SMITH BROS. & WILSON LIMITED GENERAL CONTRACTORS", "NO. 2", "DATE JAN. 2, 1962", "FACING N.E."

Leonard Frank Photos studio fonds

  • CA JMABC A.1985.001
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1944]

The fonds consists of records from three distinct sources: the Leonard Frank Photos studio, the Frank family , and the Landauer family. The records of Leonard Frank Photos studio constitute those that remained after the closure of the business in 1983. They consist of photographs and textual records. The photographs cover many significant events and developments in British Columbia's history. Their major subject areas include logging, lumbering, mining, shipping, fishing and transportation; the construction of bridges and buildings in the Vancouver area; famous people; aboriginal peoples; and scenic views of mountainous, coastal, and urban areas. The photographs were taken by Leonard Frank and Otto Landauer. The textual records consist of photographic FindingAids, business correspondence, financial records, and historical and reference material. The records of the Frank family consist of the personal papers of Leonard and Bernard Frank. The records of the Landauer family consist of the personal papers of Otto Landauer and members of his family.

Frank, Leonard

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